Skiplink Navigation

Main Features

Clown Dimitri Homage to a beloved clown and artist

The national treasure from canton Ticino died unexpectedly on July 19, 2016. Just two days before, the 80-year-old had performed on Monte Verità near Locarno.

Born in Ascona in 1935, Dimitri already knew he wanted to be a clown at age seven. After an apprenticeship as a potter, he studied acrobatics, ballet, music, acting and pantomime. He won many awards for his artistry.

Neuer Inhalt

Horizontal Line

SWI on Instagram

SWI on Instagram

SWI on Instagram

subscription form

Form for signing up for free newsletter.

Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox.

Click here to see more newsletters